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Senior Staff Nurse - Oncology Outpatient Village

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year p.a inc HCA
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting vacancy for aBand 6 senior staff nurse in the Outpatient Village at Guy's Cancer Centre, the unit provides specialist treatment to oncology and haematology patients at every stage of their journey. The nursing team provides an essential support to the patient experience and to the clinicians involved.

The nursing team prides itself on a cohesive multidisciplinary approach to patient care, striving to provide high clinical standards in a supportive environment. The unit is fast paced and challenging and we are looking for a dynamic band 6 to contribute to maintaining high standards of care and to support in leading the nursing team.

Closing: 8th May 2024 at midnight

Interview: 20th May 2024

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity for anOncology Outpatient Village Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident and motivated nurse with excellent communication skills and experience of working with oncology patients. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their skills.

The outpatient department at Guy's Cancer Centre is a unit providing specialist treatment to oncology and haematology patients at every stage of their journey. The nursing team provides an essential support to the patient experience and to the clinicians involved.

The successful applicant will be expected to work in partnership within the Oncology Outpatient team. This will provide the opportunity to develop leadership skills, experience working with clinicians and supporting Oncology patients. As a Senior Staff Nurse you will be expected to promote and demonstrate the Trust values and behaviours within your role.

The Outpatient Village nursing team is committed to delivering a supportive and enjoyable environment that thrives on progression, team work and compassion which in turn results in a higher standard of care which is consistently demonstrated in our patient experience.

If you want to be part of ateam that values teamwork, development, expertise, passion and innovation then Oncology Outpatient Village is the place for you!

SHIFT Pattern:

4x 9.5hr/week

About us

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK's best known hospitals - Guy's, St Thomas', Evelina London Children's Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield - as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation.

Our values help us to define and develop our culture, what we do and howwe do it. It is important that you understand and reflect these valuesthroughout your employment with the Trust.The post holder will:- Put patients first- Take pride in what they do- Respect others- Strive to be the best- Act with integrityOur values and behaviours framework describes what it means for every one of us in the Trust to put our values into action.

We have around 22,700 staff, making us one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country and one of the biggest employers locally. We aim to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and continue to develop new and existing partnerships with local people, patients, neighbouring NHS organisations, local authorities and charitable bodies and GPs.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for the assessment, planning and provision of specialist oncology/haematology nursing care.

You will provide clinical supervision to other staff and junior learners including students and apprentice nursing associates. You will help to coordinate care on the unit and support others in the team to do so, acting as a role model by adhering to the Trust values and holding others to the same standard.

You will take part in unit-based audits, contribute to clinical change and support clinical excellence. You will also contribute to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of services users, by always working in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights through the adoption of person centred care principles.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are core principles at the heart of our work and you will be key in supporting the management team to maintain a just culture of representation and inclusion on the unit for all patients and staff alike.

Please see attached job description for full details

Person Specification

Values and Behaviours


  • Trust Values and Behaviours



  • Experience of teaching/assessing/ supervising others in a clinical setting.
  • Experiencing of co-ordinating a shift
  • Experienced and competent in the management of patients within the speciality



  • Good communication skills and ability to deal with sensitive information. To include dealing with distressed relatives, care of terminally ill & other challenging situations
  • Ability to administer prescribed medication
  • Ability to organise and plan own time and that of junior staff and learners.
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate specialist care delivered to patients/clients and give relevant advice/information to patients and relatives.

Qualifications/ Education


  • Mentorship/Teaching Qualification
  • Previous oncology experience


  • Previous outpatient experience

Professional/ Statutory Registration


  • RN1/ RN2/ RN12 or RN Child Registered Nurse on the NMC register. To hold the appropriate level for the area of speciality.

Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust


Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital

Great Maze Pond



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